Grandiere still in the running for general director; board member quits over email

At their monthly meeting, May 14, directors of Lycee Francais cast an eye toward the year ahead and the pending move to a new campus on State Street. Newly installed board chairman Dr. Jean Montes began with a brief introduction and spoke of the school’s mission before yielding to the board’s treasurer and the school’s interim general director for their most recent briefings.

OPSB urged to hand over FEMA money owed since Katrina; Moodle courses kick in

Sophie B. Wright Charter School has hired an attorney in its nearly six-year effort to get the Orleans Parish School Board to hand over FEMA money due to the school for damage sustained in Hurricane Katrina. The sum of money, as yet of uncertain size, is needed for building renovations, and a resolution seems to be in the works, the Wright board learned at its monthly meeting, which had been rescheduled from November to Dec.